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E2: Entrepreneurs Exposed

May 28, 2020

John Ruffolo is the founder of OMERS Ventures and the co-founder of the Council of Canadian Innovators. He has invested over $500 million of capital in over 40 technology companies  including Shopify, Hootsuite, Wattpad, and others. John also sits on the board of Canopy Rivers, Continuum Residential REIT and Ether...


May 21, 2020

Marc Antoine Bovet, is the co-founder and CEO of Oatbox.  Focused on delivering healthy breakfast cereal products to consumers in North America, Oatbox delivers direct to subscriber doors on a monthly basis. Things have changed in a big way as a result of the pandemic. In this EP, we discuss Oatbox's demand crunch, how...


May 15, 2020

Vanessa Iarocci is the CEO & President of McCarthy Uniforms, Canada’s largest public sector school uniform manufacturer & distributor. With schools closed due to COVID-19, McCarthy has pivoted to manufacturing PPE at scale, serving custodians in the workplace and on the front lines. We discuss how Vanessa's...


May 6, 2020

Jay Berard is the founder and CEO of Jagger, a modern headhunting firm that works with companies to help them find the right people to accomplish their goals. In this EP, we discuss who is hiring, and the state of recruiting during COVID-19; how companies are onboarding new employees (virtually), how to land a job in...